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Navigate Certifications for EU and US Markets

  • 19 Jan 2011
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • WTCC


Achieving professional certification means that your business meets a standard of quality that is recognized around the world. But it can be a challenge to navigate the process.

The NS Department of Economic and Rural Development and the World Trade Centre Atlantic Canada are hosting a
series of five half-day seminars on understanding the certification process necessary for key markets and industries. We will cover process standards, quality management, and the benefits of becoming certified in your field.

In each of the five seminars, a featured guest speaker will offer an informative presentation and walk participants through a case study of a local company's experience and success in becoming certified. A Q&A session will conclude each seminar.

Seminar schedule:

  • January 19, 2011: Certifications for EU and US Markets
  • February 2, 2011: Certification in the Aerospace and Defense Sector
  • March 2, 2011: Understanding Eco-labeling Certifications
  • March 9, 2011: Greening your supply chain - Environmental Management Certification

Register for the January 19th seminar today!

For more information, please contact:

Yuliya Vodyanytska, CITP, World Trade Centre Atlantic Canada
PO Box 955, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS B3J 2V9

T:   902-421-1302 et. 2270           F:   902-420-8308



Certifications for EU and US Markets
January 19, 2010,
8:00 am to 12:00 noon

To export internationally, companies need to meet a variety of standards. Some certifications are necessary just to get into overseas markets, while others will help you sell more goods and services in those markets.

This seminar provides a certification road map for US and EU markets. Together, Livingston International and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) will help you to identify what you need to succeed in these markets.

Facilitator: Christine Smith, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT)
Christine Smith is the Senior Trade Commissioner for DFAIT in Halifax, is responsible for the Province of Nova Scotia, and has specific expertise in the bio-industries, health, services and environmental sectors.  Learn more ¨m

Speaker: Evangeline Cometa, Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
Evangeline Cometa is a Senior Engineering Project Specialist in the Global Market Access group of CSA International, who helps manufacturers understand foreign regulatory processes and to meet export compliance requirements. Learn more ¨m

Speaker: Randy Penney, Livingston International
Randy Penney is a Certified Customs Specialist with expertise in Canadian and US Customs and international freight forwarding.  Learn more ¨m

Seminar Cost:
$50.00 + HST

1301-1809 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3K8

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